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Human Resource Management Major


Provides students with necessary skills to recruit, manage, train and develop a team. For students interested in human behaviour, human resource management gives them the opportunity to explore their interests and apply this in a corporate setting.

Employability skills have been built into this major, to ensure students graduate with critical thinking, teamwork, communication and problem-solving skills sought by graduate employers.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Professional Recognition



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN1100Management 15
MAN2120Organisational Behaviour15
MAN2145Human Resource Management15
MAN2601Employment Relations15
MAN3205Strategic Human Resource Management 15
MAN3645Recruitment & Retention 15
MAN3655Workplace Learning15
OHS3404Managing Occupational Risk15

Note: Students may enrol in MAN3246 International and Comparative Human Resource Management in place of MAN2601 Employment Relations, with approval of the Course Coordinator.

For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates exist in industrial relations, training, recruitment and change management, safety and risk management, and performance management. Human resource management careers exist in all industries and sectors. With the recent steady growth in the economy, human resource/personnel specialists will be sought across most industries as it is increasingly important for organisations to develop well-trained and motivated staff to reach its desired business outcomes.

Possible future job titles

Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Consultant, Personnel Officer, Training & Development Officer, Employment Relations Officer, Organisational Development Consultant, Management Consultant, Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment Manager.

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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